UPDATE - LANE/RAMP CLOSURE: I-20 westbound over Westerfield St. & UP Railroad, Bossier Parish
Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 1:17:35 PM

UPDATE - LANE/RAMP CLOSURE: I-20 westbound over Westerfield St. & UP Railroad, Bossier Parish


UPDATE: Due to the potential for inclement weather, these lane and ramp closures on I-20 westbound in Bossier Parish have been RESCHEDULED for Friday, May 31, 2019 at 9:00 p.m. to Monday, June 1, 2019 at 6:00 a.m. I-20 will be reduced to one lane of traffic, closing the three adjacent outside lanes.

The on-ramps from both Benton Road and Barksdale Blvd. to I-20 westbound will also be closed during the same time frame to allow for bridge rehabilitation work on the interstate.

These closures are related to the ongoing I-20 overpass rehabilitation project in Bossier Parish. This work will be performed weather permitting.

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UPDATE:
Due to the potential for inclement weather, these lane and ramp closures on I-20 westbound in Bossier Parish have been RESCHEDULED for Friday, May 17, 2019 at 9:00 p.m. to Monday, May 20 at 6:00 a.m.

The on-ramps from both Benton Road and Barksdale Blvd. to I-20 westbound will also be closed during the same time frame to allow for bridge rehabilitation work on the interstate.

These closures are related to the ongoing I-20 overpass rehabilitation project in Bossier Parish.
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UPDATE:
Due to the potential for inclement weather, these lane and ramp closures on I-20 westbound in Bossier Parish have been RESCHEDULED for Friday, May 10, 2019 at 9:00 p.m. to Monday, May 13 at 6:00 a.m.

The on-ramps from both Benton Road and Barksdale Blvd. to I-20 westbound will also be closed during the same time frame to allow for bridge rehabilitation work on the interstate.
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The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development advises motorists that beginning Friday, May 3, 2019 at 9:00 p.m., I-20 westbound over Westerfield Street and Union Pacific Railroad in Bossier Parish will be reduced to one lane of traffic, closing the three adjacent outside lanes.

Additionally, the on-ramps from both Benton Road and Barksdale Blvd. to I-20 westbound will be closed.

This traffic configuration will last continuously until Monday, May 6, 2019 at 6:00 a.m.

These closures are related to the ongoing I-20 overpass rehabilitation project in Bossier Parish.

Alternate route: Barksdale Blvd. to Hamilton Road/Diamond Jacks Blvd. to I-20

Restrictions/Permits: N/A

This work will be performed WEATHER PERMITTING.

Safety Reminder:

DOTD appreciates your patience and reminds you to please drive with caution through the construction site and be on the lookout for work crews and their equipment.

Area residents should exercise caution when driving, walking or biking near an active work zone.

Call 511 or visit www.511la.org for additional information. Out-of-state travelers may call 1-888-ROAD-511 (1-888-762-3511). Motorists may also monitor the LA DOTD website at www.dotd.la.gov, by selecting MYDOTD, or by visiting the DOTD Facebook and Twitter pages.

Contact Information:

Erin Buchanan
Public Information Officer
Shreveport-Bossier District
(318) 549-8402
erin.buchanan@la.gov